25 March 2013

585: 26 March 2013

26nd March 2013. KO: 19:45 GMT
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 0-2 ISRAEL (ISR) (H/T 0-0)

Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance:
Referee: Hannes Kaasik (EST)
Assistant Referees: Jaanus Mutli (EST), Hannes Reinvald (EST)
Fourth Official: Kristo Tohver (EST)
Goalscorers: ISR: Refaelov 78, Ben Basat 85

NORTHERN IRELAND: (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill
Captain: Steven Davis
R. Carroll; A. Hughes, D. Lafferty, G. McAuley, J. Evans _, S. Clingan [sub: P. McCourt 78], N. McGinn, S. Davis, S. Ferguson [sub: J. Magennis 73], M. Paterson [sub: D. Healy 84], C. Brunt _.
Unused subs: M. McGovern (gk), A. Mannus (gk), R. McGivern, C. Cathcart, G. McCann, O. Norwood, A. Bruce, W. McKay, C. Evans.

ISRAEL: (all blue)
Manager: Eli Guttman
Captain: Dudu Aouate
D. Aouate; Y. Spungin, T. Ben-Haim, S. Yeini, R. Gershon, E. Tibi, M. Melikson [sub: L. Refaelov 69], B. Natcho, M. Radi [sub: E. Zahavi 60], E. Ben Basat, E. Shechter [sub: Y. Benayoun 86].
Unused subs: A. Harush (gk), D. Amos (gk), D. Keinan, G. Shish, G. Alberman, B. Kayal, A. Reikan, E. Barda, E. Atar.

Pre-Match:


Northern Ireland Squad
Goalkeepers: Carroll (Olympiacos), Mannus (St Johnstone), McGovern (Falkirk),
Defenders: Hughes (Fulham), McGivern (Hibernian), Cathcart (Blackpool), McAuley (West Brom), D Lafferty (Burnley), Evans (Manchester United), Bruce (Hull), C Baird (Fulham)*
Midfielders: Davis (Southampton), Norwood (Huddersfield), McCann (Peterborough), McGinn (Aberdeen), Brunt (West Brom), Ferguson (Birmingham), Clingan (Kilmarnock), C. Evans (Hull City)#
Forwards: Little (Rangers)+, McCourt (Celtic), Grigg (Walsall)+, McKay (Inverness), Paterson (Burnley), Healy (Bury), Ward (Derby)+, K Lafferty (Sion)*, Magennis (Aberdeen)#
+ withdrawn injured
# late call-up
* players withdrawn as suspension originally to be served during the cancelled match against Russia carried forward.

Israel Squad

Match Reports:
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